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Hi Everyone!

Apologies in advance if this is the wrong forum to ask this, but I am a Canadian citizen currently attending American law school and this summer I'm looking to apply to a few places in Canada (specifically the Ontario ministry of attorney general). I was wondering, does anybody have any recommendations for criminal law/constitutional law materials that I should read up on to familiarize myself with Canadian law in general? Could be landmark cases, recently decided important cases, or just general supplementary material would be helpful as well. Unfortunately, all I know so far is R. v. Oakes :(

Thank you all so much for your help! Hope everyones doing well this semester.

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Hey! Fellow Canadian grad of a U.S. law school here. Your best bet is probably the material on the NCA syllabi for criminal law and constitutional law: https://nca.legal/exams/content/. The NCA exams basically test the material taught in 1L at Canadian law schools. (If you want to return to Canada to practice at any point after law school, you'll have to take these exams.)

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2 hours ago, ellewoods2020 said:

Hey! Fellow Canadian grad of a U.S. law school here. Your best bet is probably the material on the NCA syllabi for criminal law and constitutional law: https://nca.legal/exams/content/. The NCA exams basically test the material taught in 1L at Canadian law schools. (If you want to return to Canada to practice at any point after law school, you'll have to take these exams.)

Wow thanks so much! This looks really helpful

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